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I You We Them by Dan Gretton

I You We Them: Journeys Beyond Evil: The Desk Killer in History and Today

Dan Gretton

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Imprint: William Heinemann Ltd
Publisher: Cornerstone
Publication date: 14 Nov 2019
ISBN: 9780434023479

A landmark historical investigation into crimes against humanity and the nature of evil that is over two decades in the making.

4 stars out of 5
4 Dec 2019

"This complex and exceptional book explores the legacy of the “desk killer”."

The challenge in all these cases of secret conspiracy between business and corrupt government is not merely to prise the facts from some lost archive. This book highlights how society in general is susceptible to a form of collective amnesia, a wish not to confront the troubling details in its past. John Berger observed that “the role of capitalism is to destroy history… to orientate all effort and imagination to that which is about to occur”. Dan Gretton’s profound moral effort in this book is a massive bulwark against that possibility and a guarantee that the truth will be heard. 

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